Wilkes County Airport

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Wilkes County Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Wilkes County
Serves North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Elevation AMSL 1,301 ft / 397 m
Coordinates 36°13′22″N 081°05′54″W / 36.22278°N 81.09833°W / 36.22278; -81.09833Coordinates: 36°13′22″N 081°05′54″W / 36.22278°N 81.09833°W / 36.22278; -81.09833
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1/19 6,200 1,890 Asphalt

Wilkes County Airport (IATA: IKBICAO: KUKFFAA LID: UKF) is a public airport located four miles (6 km) northeast of the central business district (CBD) of North Wilkesboro, a town in Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA. This general aviation airport covers 237 acres (96 ha) and has one runway.

Although most U.S. airports use the same three-letter location identifier for the FAA and IATA, Wilkes County Airport is assigned UKF by the FAA[1] and IKB by the IATA.[2] The airport's ICAO identifier is KUKF.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b FAA Airport Master Record for UKF (Form 5010 PDF)
  2. ^ a b Great Circle Mapper: IKB/KUKF - North Wilkesboro, North Carolina (Wilkes County Airport)
  3. ^ AirNav: KUKF - Wilkes County Airport

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